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Mud sealing

Yellowish clay with lots of organic temper or mud; with marks of cords and knot. Impression of cylindrical seal with Horus name of King Nar-mer. Needs consolidation assessment.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan 486-489. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, reign of Narme,

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2502

Medium or Technique

Clay or mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions